The Eighth Division is one of the Gotei 13, formerly headed by Captain Shunsui Kyoraku. Shunsui Sozosuke Jiro Kyoraku is the captain of the 1st Division and Captain-Commander of the Gotei 13. His lieutenants are Nanao Ise and Genshiro Okikiba. He is the former captain of the 8th Division. He wears a straw hat (called a sakkat) and a pink, flowered lady's kimono, which he drapes across his shoulders and over his captain's uniform!